Today's Event – 21st August 2021
1770 – James Cook formally claimed eastern Australia under Great Britain, renaming it New South Wales.
1791 –Haitian Revolution began after a Vodou ceremony, led by Dutty Boukman, turned into a violent slave rebellion
1888 – First successful adding machine in the US-patented by William Seward Burroughs.
1911 – Mona Lisa was stolen by Vincenzo Peruggia,
1944 – Dumbarton Oaks Conference, which formed as the United Nations, began.
1968 – James Anderson Jr. received the first Medal of Honour posthumously, to be conferred to an African American U.S. Marine.
1991 – Latvia declared independence renewal after being occupied by the USSR since 1940
1993 – NASA lost contact with Mars Observer spacecraft.
2000 – Tiger Woods, an American professional golfer won the 82nd PGA Championship becoming the first golfer since Ben Hogan in 1953 to have won three majors in a calendar year.
PM Modi extends his condolences to the passing away of former UP CM Kalyan Singh
Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar accuses Congress of a publicity stunt in the name of unity against the BJP government
According to the Indian government, 58 crore vaccines have been administered
34k covid cases and 540 deaths reported in India
India to operate 2 flights on a daily basis to Kabul
24 protesters injured in Gaza shooting by Israel
The US reposted that Islamic State can be a threat to Afghan evacuation
UK PM Boris Johnson stated that the UK might work with the Taliban
UNICEF has warned that millions of Lebanese are facing a shortage of water
France carries out 570 people evacuations
BARC Jobs for Driver, Sub-Officer, and other posts. Last date 15th October 2021
Sonipat Court Jobs for stenographer and other posts. Last date 6th September 2021
DMC Pithoragarh Jobs for Home guard and other posts. Last date 6th September 2021
Indian Navy Jobs for tradesmen, group C, and other posts. Last date 1st October 2021
Haryana Postal Circle Jobs for PA, LDC, MTS, and other posts. Last date 29th September 2021
Liverpool wins over Burnley, adding 2 wins in the new Premier League
Sri Lankan cricketer Wanindu Hasaranga joins Royal Challengers Bangalore
Tim David is set to become the first Singaporean player to play in IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore
Odisha vowed to keep supporting the Indian hockey team
Indian cricketer Krunal Pandya tested covid positive
Awards and honors-
Arjuna awards to be given to wrestler Sakshi Malik and boxer Mirabai Chanu
Indian start-ups are targeted for investment by Facebook
As per reports, Indian telephone markets to be reached with 173 million units
12th Gen Alder Lake CPU introduced by Intel
Small Business Loans initiative launched by Facebook for small and medium businesses
Realme Slim Book launched at Rs. 46,999
Petrol stands at Rs. 101.84; Diesel stands at Rs. 89.27
Sensex low at 55,408; Nifty down at 16,455
5 million dollars stake acquired by Microsoft in OYO
As per finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Indian government is on the verge of creating a bill for cryptocurrency circulation
Tesla extended legal and external workforce in China
Hurricane Grace in Mexico resulted in 2 deaths
Kolkata Municipal Corporation has confirmed that covid vaccines will be given in clinics
Manish Kumar of Delhi shoots business partner Bharat Lal Sahu before surrendering to the police
Schools and Colleges in Tamil Nadu to open from 1st September 2021
2 hitmen in Punjab were arrested for killing architect Mandeep Singh
1.2k cases and 13 covid deaths recorded in Andhra Pradesh
Person in News –
Former UP CM Kalyan Singh died at age 89
With which organization, India has signed a USD 500 million loan agreement in order to expand the metro rail network in Bengaluru?
[A] Asian Development Bank
[B] World Bank
[C] European Central Bank
[D] New Development Bank
Who has been elected as the new president of the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) Society?
[A] Dr. Manmohan Singh
[B] Amitabh Kant
[C] Ajay Tyagi
[D] NK Singh
Which organization has launched the e-Shield Next life insurance product?
[A] Life Insurance Corporation
[B] HDFC Life Insurance
[C] SBI Life Insurance
[D] Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
With which organization, Capital Float has partnered to extend its buy now pay later (BNPL) solution?
[A] Bank of Baroda
[C] State Bank of India
Recently, with which organization, the Ministry of Tourism has partnered to strengthen the hospitality and tourism industry?
[D] Both A & B